Category Archives: Walking the walk

The making of the super-duper Maggie shoulder cape

I wrote the post below eighteen months ago (February 2015, but didn’t publish it at the time because I hoped to develop the idea commercially. I had extended discussions with an equipment manufacturer, but the project didn’t ultimately come to … Continue reading

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Day 35, 20 May 2013, Finisterre to nowhere, 0 km

And so, on the thirty-fifth day, God gave us a lie-in, rest and relaxation, and all is good with the world (well, it’s very good in my world, and that is all that counts for today!) Ella and I purchased … Continue reading

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Day 34, 19 May 2013, Muxia to Finisterre 32 km

So, the last day began bright and clear and we left Muxia for our last day of walking. After a while on the road we were directed onto a lovely soft sandy path that led through more pine and eucalyptus … Continue reading

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Day 33, 18 May 2013, Dumbría to Muxia, 25 km

A good night’s sleep was not had by me at the pensión. Although it was a private room, I had to share a double bed with Ella and it was not at all relaxing, not helped by the fact that … Continue reading

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Day 32,17 May 2013, Maroñas to Dumbría, 22.5 km

Head in the sand worked for a while, and we set off in weak sunshine, which lasted for a few kilometres. And then, guess what? It rained, and rained. With various amounts of force, ranging from hard to very hard … Continue reading

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Day 31, 16 May 2013, Negreira to Maroñas, 20 km

The day started grey and continued that way until it turned black and started to rain. We ignored it for half an hour or so, until it couldn’t be ignored any more and we stopped to put on our rain … Continue reading

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Day 30, 15 May 2013, Santiago de Compostela to Negreira, 21 km

The day started dull but dry, but this state of affairs didn’t last long and before we had passed through the cathedral square I was stopping to put on my raincoat. We were very quickly out of the city and … Continue reading

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